South Africa eyes 31,000 inoculations a day as Covid-19 cases climb to 1.4m

South Africa has a recovery rate of 87 per cent.
South Africa has a recovery rate of 87 per cent.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - South Africa will be rolling out a plan that aims to have 31,000 vaccinations done a day, as the country with 58.6 million people battles the highest number of coronavirus infections in the African continent.

Citing the latest statistics, the nation's Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Sunday the number of cases had risen to 1.4 million, up 8,147 from the day before.

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